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Joe Claude Bennett

Joe Claude Bennett, American pharmaceutical executive. Diplomate American Board Internal Medicine (governing board since 1987, certified examination committee for 1989, independent committee Research and Development, since 1988), American Board Rheumatology, National Board Medical Examiners.

Background

  • Bennett, Joe Claude was born on December 12, 1933 in Birmingham, Alabama, United States. Son of Claude and Clara Lucille (Clark) Bennett.

  • Education

    • AB, Samford University, 1954. Doctor of Medicine, Harvard University, 1958. Doctor of Science (honorary), University Alabama, 1992.

    Career

    • Intern University Alabama Hospital, Birmingham, 1958-1959, resident, 1959-1960. Research associate molecuar biology National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland, 1962-1964. Senior research fellow division biology California Institute of Technology, Pasadena, California, 1964-1965.

      Assistant professor department medicine, associate professor department microbiology, assistant director division clinical immunology and rheumatology University Alabama Medical School, Birmingham, 1965-1970, director division clinical immunology and rheumatology, 1970-1983, professor, chairman department microbiology, 1970-1982, professor, chairman department medicine, 1982-1992, Spencer Professor Medical Science, since 1992, director multipurpose arthritis center, 1977-1984, distinguished faculty lecturer, 1979. President University Alabama, Birmingham, 1993-1996. President, chief operating officer BioCryst Pharmaceuticals, since 1996.

      Physician in chief University Alabama Hospital. Visiting professor University Missouri-Columbia School Medicine, 1987, University Leiden, The Netherlands, 1988, Baylor University College Medicine, Houston, 1989, others. Invited lecturer various universities, conferences including IX Pan-American Congress Rheumatology, Buenos Aires, 1986, University Missouri-Columbia School Medicine, 1987, Cornell Medical School, 1986, University Colorado, 1986.

      Member science advisory board Merck Sharp & Dohme Research Laboratories, 1987-1989, Gorgas Memorial Institute Tropical and Preventive Medicine, since 1985, others. Member board health science policies, National Institutes of Health, National Academy of Sciences, since 1988.

    Major achievements

    • Diplomate American Board Internal Medicine (governing board since 1987, certified examination committee for 1989, independent committee Research and Development, since 1988), American Board Rheumatology, National Board Medical Examiners.

    Works

    • Editor: Vistas in Connective Tissue Diseases, 1968. Co-editor: Rheumatology and Immunology, second edition, 1986, Cecil Textbook of Medicine, since 1988, Cecil Essentials of Medicine. Editor-in-chief American Journal Medicine, 1986-1997, Arthritis and Rheumatism, 1975-1980.

      Member editorial board Protein and Peptide Revs., since 1980, Current Opinion in Rheumatology, since 1988, Arthritis and Rheumatism, 1969-1975. Contributor numerous articles, papers, book reviews, abstracts to professional publications.

    Membership

    Fellow American Association for the Advancement of Science (secretary N. Medical science nominating committee since 1989). Member American Board Internal Medicine (executive committee 1992), Federated Council of Internatl Medicine, Association of America Medical Colleges (advisory panel on biomedical research 1991-1992), Institute Medicine National Academy of Sciences, American College of Physicians (master 1990), American Association Immunologists, American Federation Clinical Research, American College Rheumatology (president 1981-1982, board directors planning group 1986-1987), American Society Biological Chemists, American Society Clinical Investigation, American Society Microbiology, more.

    Connections

    • Married Nancy Miller, June 17, 1958. Children: Katherine Diane, Miller, Clark Barton.
    • father: Claude Bennett
    • mother: Clara Lucille (Clark) Bennett
    • spouse: Nancy Miller
    • children: Katherine Diane Bennett
    • Miller Bennett
    • Clark Barton Bennett
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    Born December 12, 1933
    Nationality
    • 1954
      Samford University
    • 1958
      Harvard University
    • 1992
      University Alabama
    • 1958 - 1959
      Intern, University Alabama Hospital
      Birmingham, United Kingdom, United Kingdom
    • 1962 - 1964
      research associate, molecuar biology National Institutes of Health
      Bethesda, Maryland, United States
    • 1964 - 1965
      senior, research fellow division biology California Institute of Technology
      Pasadena, California, United States
    • 1965 - 1970
      assistant, director division clinical immunology and rheumatology University Alabama Medical School
      Birmingham, United Kingdom, United Kingdom
    • 1965 - 1970
      associate, director division clinical immunology and rheumatology University Alabama Medical School
      Birmingham, United Kingdom, United Kingdom
    • 1965 - 1970
      assistant, director division clinical immunology and rheumatology University Alabama Medical School
      Birmingham, United Kingdom, United Kingdom
    • 1993 - 1996
      president, University Alabama
      Birmingham, United Kingdom, United Kingdom
    • 1996
      president
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